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U.S., Afghanistan, Pakistan Talk Security

Top military generals from the United States, Afghanistan and Pakistan met in the Pakistani capital Tuesday to tackle the problem of cross-border incursions by Taliban fighters still active along the volatile shared frontier. The first meeting of the special commission also included senior diplomats from the three countries. Afghan Foreign Ministry spokesman Omar Samad said the meeting dealt mainly with setting up a system and deciding how and where the commission would operate. Further meetings were set either monthly or bimonthly in Islamabad or Kabul. “There was discussion about our desire for security in this region of the world, our desire to make sure that we have a common understanding on what our shared security concerns and hopes are,” Samad, who had been in Islamabad, told reporters in Kabul. “We want to live in a region that is stable and … where there are no threats from terrorists,” he said. Full Story

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